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    A8 3.0 tdi broken chain guide common problem?

    i have an audi 3.0 tdi with a chain problem engine sounds a little more rattley then normal so needs engine out chains replacing etc etc an indie close by to me said he knows of 2 3.0 v6 tdi chains snapping causing mayjor damage (new engines) one had done 78k the other 60 odd k mines done 63k so...
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    new car and i am gutted!!!!

    changing the chains is a big job though about £3k because engine has to be removed
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    new car and i am gutted!!!!

    yesterday i brought an a4 avant 3.0 v6 tdi 2005 auto (privately) drives sweet as a nut imo sounds fine but when ticking over when warm it develops a smoking from the exhaust which is white/bluey colour a when you drive it away it seems to clear mechanic says its injectors or rocker cover...
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    whats the difference between 3l tdi (204) & tdv (233 or whatever) ????

    there was a post on this the other week i think the 233 has diesel particulate filter and proberbley mapped for more power but no mechanical difference
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    a4 3.0 tdi avant (auto) dealer says its a manual quattro unit????

    just spoke to an independant who said quattro boxes are in general reliable its the multitronics which can be more troublesome he did say though the timing chains can snap listen out for it!!
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    a4 3.0 tdi avant (auto) dealer says its a manual quattro unit????

    Great that explains it a bit better it is more the multitronic boxes that have the most probs then isn't it? Are the quattro boxes a bit stronger do you know would I have any bother if it was remapped for towing?
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    a4 3.0 tdi avant (auto) dealer says its a manual quattro unit????

    hi all just been enquring to audi about a tiptronic a4 3.0 tdi v6 im thinking of buying fash i enquired to see if the oil in the gearbox had been changed at the 40k interval they said no as this gearbox doesnt need oil changing said its a (manual quattro system) not tiptronic and not dsg i am...
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    a4 avant 3.0 tdi multitronic thoughts on box??

    how do you find yours mate is it the 204 or 233 bhp?
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    a4 avant 3.0 tdi multitronic thoughts on box??

    real worried about mate only thing putting me off a bit realy i know engines are good i thought it would be a bit stronger due to torque and quattro system?
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    a4 avant 3.0 tdi multitronic thoughts on box??

    hi all thinking of buying an 2005 audi a4 avant 3.0 tdi v6 quattro with a multitronic gearbox read some nasty reviews on the gearbox are they realy that bad did they improove them on the b7 model? (i think its a multitronic just an auto hasnt got the paddles on steering wheel i dont think) done...
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    audi 3.0 tdv/tdi?

    cheers guys i knew there was a tdv model lol
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    a4 1.9 tdi 130 quattro whats it worth? PITURES HERE

    cheers james thanks for a positive input nice spec'd a4 too
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    a4 1.9 tdi 130 quattro whats it worth? PITURES HERE

    hi james yes i have the original order sheet and these are on there as an upgrade they only put them on the 1.8t s line and newer b7 models never seen them as standard on 1.9 tdi's but these was asked for on the order sheet cant remember exact price but they was over £1200 this is what i say as...
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    a4 1.9 tdi 130 quattro whats it worth? PITURES HERE

    cheers simon and funkyfin i would say around 7k is a fair price you will get new shapes for 7k but there basic models and for me quattro is a must due to mrs having horses and when it snows she has to get to them no matter what so as simon says its who wants it and so on,
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    a4 1.9 tdi 130 quattro whats it worth? PITURES HERE

    hi guys i am going to sell our 2004 04 audi a4 avant 1.9 tdi 130 quattro s line (gmbh kit) its done 115k full audi history up to 92k then ive had it serviced at autoteknik audi specialists in west mids twice replaced anything thats needed replacing every receipt / mot etc etc tonnes of paperwork...
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    audi 3.0 tdv/tdi?

    i read that thread before i posted but are they all v6 diesel engines?
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    audi 3.0 tdv/tdi?

    hi folks currently looking for an a4 avant 3.0 tdi quattro whats the difference between the tdi and tdv are they both a v6 or just the tdv i know theres 3 different bhp figures? i need one to pull a horse trailor maybe 6 times a year and 15 miles round trip each time just local horse shows for...
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